Author Archives: Jim Baker

5 Tips For Fire Safey

5 Tips For Fire Safety Last week I was taking a nap, and awoke to a police siren leaving the nearby park.  For the next 20 minutes I heard constant sirens.  I checked broadcastify to see if I could tune into the police radio but they’ve since taken off Honolulu.  I sent out a tweet […]

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History

I’m not sure when i started getting interested in History, because I wasn’t always. When we lived in Honolulu from 2012-2015 near the end of that trip I went to the Bishop Museum, and learned so much about the history of the place I had been living.  And I regretted not learning more while I […]

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BOOM! Season 3 of Doing Ministry Well

Man oh man, I finally got season 3 of Doing Ministry Well episode 44 posted! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sat down to publish and for some reason or another just couldn’t get it done. Even this morning I ran into all kinds of technical problems.  The last few times I tried […]

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What To Do If You Overdraw On Your Bank Account

Last week I woke up to a series of e-mails telling me that I overdrew on my bank account. Not a good way to wake up.  All that red font that they use too just adds to the panic.  Stop that. I logged in to my banking website to find out that an annual bill had […]

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All My Homeless Friends Are Dead

We’re back in Honolulu for a little bit.  I was going to keep it under wraps, but that decision was based in fear.  And making decisions out of fear is gross.  Perfect love casts out fear. One of the highlights from when we lived in Hawaii a couple years ago was the Tuesday night homeless outreach […]

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2 Resources For Premarital Bliss

Did you do premarital counseling? Do you wish you would have? Would you benefit from marriage counseling now? Funny how counseling is seen as a last resort.  But with a commitment as huge as marriage, why not get some outside help? Find some people that are doing marriage well and take them to dinner and ask […]

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Want $8.62 Off Your $50 Purchase at Amazon?

When I see good deals, I like to tell you about them, so here is one. Today Amazon is offering $8.62 OFF a $50 purchase of items sold by Amazon.  So no third party vendors.  I couldn’t figure out why the promo code wouldn’t work but then realized the $50 included a third party item […]

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Perfectionism Is Robbing You

How are your New Years resolutions going? Not perfect? Hmm Well, you’ve got two choices. 1.  Berate yourself for not meeting the unrealistic goal you set in the first place. OR 2.  Celebrate the very real progress you have made. I highly recommend number 2. Celebrating the small victories you’ve made are going to encourage you to […]

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